2012 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Christian Salazar
Player Profile
Positions Played   Left Back
Height   5' 7"
Weight   150 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   US passport, Mexico citizenship
Birthdate / Birthplace   November 16, 1987 / Texas
School/Last Season of Eligibility   Texas A&M International / 2011
Last Professional Team   N/A
Combine Coach   Bill Sedgewick, Rochester Rhinos (USL Pro)

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 3 Tight control, rarely lost the ball, his skill got him out of tough situations.
Passing 3 Sharp, purposeful passing. Needs to work on driven balls.
1st Touch 3 Able to prepare confidently, although almost all left foot,
Crossing 3 When he did get forward, he played in some quality crosses in the box.
Finishing N/A  
Heading N/A Although an outside back, did not have many

Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 3 Smart balls forward, maybe a bit too conservative playing back at times
Communication 3 Adequate talk, can always improve relationship with his left midfielder.
Executes Under Pressure 3 Good at making proper, effective decisions out of pressure.
Movement Off Ball 3 Would pass and move. Never admired his ball.
Small-Sided Game 3 Could have joined the attack a bit more but held his ground well. Encouraged him to get early on the pressure.
Full-Field Game 3 Although undersized, played big.

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 3 Strong on the ball, low center of gravity.
Speed 3 Good pace off the dribble.
Quickness 3 His technical ability made him look quick and sharp.
Endurance 3 Ironman and impressed with him playing at high intensity.
Agility 3 Very mobile and light on his feet.

Combine Coach's Overall Comments
Excellent technical abilities. Can also see him as a LMF. Enjoyed his confident but humble character. Highly coachable.

Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: Claudio Arias

2011: Started 11 of 16 games. 1 goal and 1 assist.

Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career
None provided

Injury and Medical Information
No injuries or medical conditions reported.

Contact Information
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

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